The Great North Run

Join Team Contact for this year's Great North Run, the World’s biggest and best half marathon.

When: 12 September 2021

Cost: £20

Location: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

This iconic half marathon takes you from the centre of Newcastle, through Gateshead to the stunning coastline of South Shields.

With a warm Newcastle welcome, a buzzing atmosphere and the opportunity to raise money for Contact, it truly is a great run!

How do I secure a guaranteed place?

The Great North Run is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year and the event is now sold out.

Contact still has places and would love to have you on board so if you would like to join our team, please get in touch using the enquiry form below or email fundraising@contact.org.uk and we will send you our application form.

How Contact will support you

Whether you run with your own place, or a Contact guaranteed place, we will support you every step of the way! All our runners will receive:

  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
  • A dedicated fundraiser at Contact, who will give you one to one support all the way
  • Top quality breathable running vest
  • e-newsletters
  • Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day

Great North Run

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